The Rodey Law Firm is one of the leading New Mexico firms in general liability and product liability work
In the late 1800s Bernard Rodey began a practice of high quality and efficient general liability work, and the attorneys at the Rodey Law Firm have strived to uphold that tradition ever since. In addition, Rodey attorneys were at the forefront of the development of products liability litigation in the early 1960s, and we have built upon that experience to have currently one of the largest product liability practices in New Mexico. Our lawyers have successfully handled landmark cases throughout New Mexico both at the trial and the appellate levels.
We have extensive experience with all manner of cases. These include the following:
- Automobile accidents;
- Commercial disputes;
- Oil field and mining accidents;
- Fire and property damage;
- General negligence claims involving personal injury or property damage;
- Property disputes;
- Premises liability claims;
- Trucking claims;
- Worker’s compensation claims.
Our attorneys also have extensive and specific experience with cases involving all types of products and issues, including the following:
- All-terrain vehicles;
- Agricultural, Construction and Mining Equipment;
- Aviation and aerospace, general and commercial;
- Chemical and toxic products;
- Children’s products;
- Consumer products;
- Cranes and other aerial lift devices;
- Drugs and Medical Devices;
- Food products;
- Gas, electrical, oil field and mining equipment;
- Hand and power tools;
- Heavy equipment and machinery;
- Manufacturing equipment and manufacturing plants;
- Pharmaceutical and medical products and equipment;
- Ski, recreational and exercise equipment;
- Tires and rims;
We have particular expertise in complex product cases, class action cases, and multi-district litigation such as asbestos, breast implant, pharmaceutical and tobacco litigation.
Rodey attorneys have working relationships with experts in all liability and product liability areas including engineering, failure analysis, human factors, demonstrative evidence, commercial, economic, personal injury and punitive damages, and structured settlements. In addition to extensive trial experience, we are committed to cost-effective alternative dispute resolution and have experience with settlement facilitation, mediation, arbitration, and other ADR methods. The firm has state-of-the-art computer litigation support services and has established outstanding in-house document analysis facilities.
Representative manufacturers include Apple, Inc., Caterpillar, Inc., Ford Motor Company, Hyundai Motors, Mazda Motor Company, Michelin North America, Mitsubishi Motors, Pfizer, Inc., Toyota Motor Company and Volvo Cars of North America. We also represent many self-insured corporations, like Western Refining, Lafarge Corporation, Federal Express and Sears Roebuck & Co., and have excellent working relationships with many insurance carriers and risk management and adjustment firms, including Church Mutual Insurance, Federated Insurance Company, The Hartford Insurance, Liberty Mutual Insurance Company, Safeco Insurance and TM Claims Services.